BAYONNE, NJ - A 13-year-old Bayonne boy was arrested and charged with robbery Monday after he and two other juveniles allegedly approached a 16-year-old female in the area of West 35th Street and Broadway.

According to Captain Eric Amato, the victim reported that approximately 9:49 p.m. the males came towards her from behind and one of them punched her in the face several times before forcibly removing a necklace from her neck. The three juveniles then fled the area.

Officers were quickly able to locate the three juveniles a short distance away on West 35th Street leading to the arrest. The necklace was not recovered.

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